When I was just 17 years old we created my daughter. I would love to call her OUR daughter but lets face it your not a father. I am the one who is raising her, changed her diapers, kissing her boo-boo’s, cuddles with her and takes care of her when she is sick. While your somewhere with a women you now call your wife, and your two children. Yet we are here taking care of ourselves. I do not care that we are done, but I do care that you don’t step up and take care of a little girl who is absolutely amazing. I always thought a little girl needed her father, but as I look at her life she doesn’t need you. She has a papaw and a uncle and grandpa’s who love her so very much, more than you ever could love her. She is brilliant, beautiful, outgoing and such a diva, I don’t understand how you could just give up on her and want absolutely nothing to do with her. What kind of a man does that? How can you go on with life knowing that you have another child in this world that you just don’t care about? I just want you to know that I’m not mad anymore, because you gave me this amazing , beautiful human being that I absolutely love and adore and couldn’t imagine my life without. Yes I’m scared for the future when she asks me ” mommy why don’t I have a daddy?” I honestly have no freaking clue on what I will say to her, but I know whatever I decide to say she will understand. I used to feel sorry for myself, but then I realized why am I feeling sorry for myself? I’m the one who stepped up and took care of my responsibility. You did not. Even though I did not finish high school I went and got my GED. I’m going to college. I’m making something out of my life to better myself and my daughters life. So I no longer feel sorry for myself because I know I’m doing the right thing. I’m trying my hardest to give RaeLynn a better life, and you know what? That’s all that matters! I didn’t roll over and give up! I’m taking life by the horns and running with it, because I refuse to give up! I’m going to make the best out of my life, and whenever life gets hard and my anxiety gets the best of me, I’m going to look at my precious baby girl and keep trucking along. I love you RaeLynn Marie Oberheim. Today, tomorrow, and ALWAYS!